The Human Services Department mission is: To transform lives. Working with our partners, we design and deliver innovative, high quality health and human services that improve the security and promote independence for New Mexicans in their communities.


Fees charged for cases are deducted from child support collections. No more than 10% of any payment goes toward fees. Families receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and/or Medicaid will not have fees deducted from child support collections.

Service Fee
* Establish Support Obligation and/or Establish Parentage $250
Modifications of Support $150
*Support Enforcement $250
Filing Fee Actual Cost
Witness Fees Actual Cost
Parentage Tests Actual Cost
Service of Process Actual Cost
Expert Witness Fees Actual Cost
Court Costs Actual Cost
IRS Full Collection Service Actual Cost
IRS Tax Refund Intercept $25
Taxation & Revenue Department Tax Refund Intercept Service $25
Administrative Offset Applicable Federal Fee


* Indicates a one-time only fee for the life of the case.